Allen Endurance Series – Solent Forts Race

boats, run by Hayling Ferry Sailing Club from their base at the entrance to Langstone Harbour. It is set in the Eastern Solent and comprises a series of legs to various marks (such as the Napoleonic channel forts that give the race its name), with boats returning to Langstone Harbour entrance to complete each leg by rounding a turning mark.

Part of the Allen Endurance Series since this began in 2018, the Solent Forts Race was the opening round of that series for 2023. This year’s race was held on 4th June and was the eleventh edition of the event.